LSE defines new green bond class, consults on transition bonds

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By Jasper Cox
14 Oct 2019

The London Stock Exchange has created a new class of sustainability-themed debt security, through looking at the totality of an issuer’s revenue, and is consulting on creating a segment for transition bonds. It has also designed a label for green equity issuers.

The exchange’s new Green Economy Mark is for shares of listed companies where at least half their revenues are deemed to come from “environmental solutions”. It uses a data model from FTSE Russell, part of the same group, on green revenues. The LSE said that the mark incorporates ...

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